Private equity could be underestimating platform complexities - the lang cat

Private equity on the rise

Sophie King
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Steve Nelson: "Bringing platforms together and changing architecture is no walk in the park."
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Steve Nelson: "Bringing platforms together and changing architecture is no walk in the park."

Platform consultancy the lang cat has questioned whether private equity firms are underestimating the complexity of consolidating platforms, as its latest platform paper discusses the impact of recent M&A activity.

In the consultancy's annual State of the Platform Nation Guide, platform ownership in the private equity world has increased by 13 percentage points over the past five years, now standing at 15% compared...

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